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My first partition of my second HDD(hdb1) used to be NTFS but I changed it to FAT32.
I should be able to write on it as well with Linux or can I.
It still shows as read-only partition so my question is:
Should I update the system information in Linux somehow or can I just add writing to my rights in that partition?
You'll need to change the entry in /etc/fstab (post your current one here, and we'll let you know what to change it to) and possibly the mount options for the shortcuts on your desktop - but the most important one is /etc/fstab.
Until I recently removed Windows from my computer, I had a similar setup. The line in /etc/fstab should look like this:
/dev/hdb1 [mount point of your choice] vfat umask=000 0 0
I'm betting that you can write to the drive now if you are running as root, but since you obviously know that you shouldn't, the umask option should help. Fat partitions don't handle permissions issues like linux partitions do. The 0 0 keeps linux from checking the fat filesystem if you get a bad system crash. Windows should handle that.
then you should be able to mount the partition through a terminal, at the very least. To use knonquoror (etc) or a shortcut that was there previously for the NTFS partition, then you'll probably need to check that they still point to the same entry in fstab.
So these shortcuts point to fstab and fstab entrys point to the partitions?
Pretty much -- at least for the shortcuts on the desktop. I seem to remember SuSE having a slightly odd format (mimicking windows) for representing hard drives from within konquoror though, so watch out for that. It's been a while since I logged on to SuSE.